Director of Field Education - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Directs the placement of all bachelor’s degree candidates of Social Work (BSW), Autism Studies, and Substance Use Disorder-Counseling (SUD-C) in field practicum settings. Develops and maintains high quality, relevant field sites. Collaborates with government and community agencies in order to stay current with the needs and priorities of those communities and agencies. Teaches an academic work load within the Behavioral Science department.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline plus three years of staff level experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling seven years.

Preferred Qualifications

Clinical Social Work license and five (5) years of experience related to the Summary of Duties.
Experience supervising students in an agency setting. University, college or professional teaching or professional training experience. Social work practice experience with diverse populations.


Knowledge of educational media and technology.
Knowledge of social work practice settings in the Utah County region.
Knowledge of the 2008 EPAS, including the core competencies and practice behaviors.
Knowledge of database software and management (specifically IPT) preferred.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent time management and organizational skills.


Ability to develop and maintain excellent professional relationships.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, agency administrators, and community practitioners from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and initiative in solving problems.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to interpret the university’s core values (serious, inclusive, engaged) as they apply to student internships.

Pay Range

$38,062 to $50,750 annually

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
Application materials become the property of UVU.
For questions contact Human Resources at

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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